Interaction Among Universities, Government and Spin-off Companies in a Brazilian Context to Generate Sports Innovation

  • Branca Terra
  • Luis Alberto Batista
  • Sergio Ricardo Cortines Campos
  • Mariza Costa Almeida Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro
Keywords: innovation, sports innovation, spin-offs, university-industry-government relations, triple helix.

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to describe a study into Brazilian academic spin offs that are developing innovative products and services for the sports market, based on the triple helix model. The results show the characteristics of the products and services of the spin offs in the sporting field that were studied, their innovation sources and the financial resources they have received, as well as the university and government role in stimulating these innovations.

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Author Biography

Mariza Costa Almeida, Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro
She has a degree in Agricultural Engineering from Ceará Federal University, UFC (1982), a Master's degree in Development, Agriculture and Society from Rio de Janeiro Federal Rural University - UFRRJ (1997 and a PhD in Production Engineering at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (COPPE/UFRJ) (2004), in Brazil. Mariza is currently Adjunct Professor Faculty of Production Engineering, working on the following research topics: triple helix of university- industry - government; new environments for innovation: incubators and science parks, innovation and entrepreneurship, eco entrepreneurship, knowledge management and innovation, local development and the social dimension of technology.
Published
2013-05-08
How to Cite
Terra, B., Alberto Batista, L., Cortines Campos, S. R., & Almeida, M. C. (2013). Interaction Among Universities, Government and Spin-off Companies in a Brazilian Context to Generate Sports Innovation. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 8(2), 93-106. https://doi.org/10.4067/S0718-27242013000200008
Section
Research Articles